Kim Jong Un’s daughter appears again, heating up North Korea succession debate

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s daughter made a public appearance again, this time with missile scientists and more honorific titles as her father’s “most beloved” or “precious” child. She’s only about 10, but her new, bold photos are deepening the debate over whether she’s being primed as a successor. The daughter, believed to be … Read more

North Korea plans ‘world’s most powerful’ nuclear force, Kim Jong Un says | CNN

CNN  —  North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is planning to build “the world’s most powerful” nuclear force, state news agency KCNA reported on Sunday. The “ultimate goal” behind North Korea’s nuclear program was to possess an “absolute force, unprecedented in the century,” Kim said Saturday as part of an order promoting dozens of military … Read more

N Korea aims to have ‘world’s strongest’ nuclear force, Kim says

Kim Jong Un has promoted the scientists and soldiers involved in the test launch of North Korea’s largest missile, the Hwasong-17. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has said that his ultimate goal is to possess the world’s most powerful nuclear force, according to state media. Kim made the announcement on Saturday as he promoted … Read more

UN Security Council members condemn North Korean missile launch

US among 14 countries that slam Pyongyang’s recent launch of intercontinental ballistic missile as ‘dangerous escalation’. A divided United Nations Security Council has condemned North Korea’s recent launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile but stopped short of issuing a formal statement due to opposition from China and Russia, diplomats said. The United States, Britain, France and … Read more

“Strong Regret” Over UN Chief’s Remarks On Missile Test, Says North Korea

Nuclear-armed North Korea has conducted a record-breaking blitz of launches in recent week Seoul: North Korea’s foreign minister on Sunday expressed “strong regret” over UN chief Antonio Guterres’ condemnation of the country’s intercontinental ballistic missile launch, a statement in state-run outlet KCNA said. The North fired an intercontinental ballistic missile Friday in one of its … Read more

N Korea warns of ‘all-out’ nuclear response to US ‘aggression’

North Korea has promised to ‘resolutely react’ to US threat of nuclear weapons use with its own nuclear capabilities. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has promised to use nuclear weapons to counter threats from the United States hours after test-firing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICMB), the latest escalation as the UN Security Council prepares … Read more

Senator James Risch: NATO is “as strong as it’s ever been” amid war in Ukraine

Senator James Risch: NATO is “as strong as it’s ever been” amid war in Ukraine – CBS News Watch CBS News Speaking at the Halifax International Security Forum on Friday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy rejected Russian calls for a “short truce.” Idaho Senator James Risch also spoke at the conference, and he joined CBS News’ … Read more

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Reveals His Daughter to the World at Missile Launch Site

North Korea has unveiled the little-known daughter of its leader Kim Jong Un at a missile launch site, attracting keen attention on a fourth-generation member of the dynastic family that has ruled North Korea for more than seven decades. The North’s state media said Saturday that Kim had observed the launch of its new type … Read more

North Korea launches ICBM with range to hit anywhere in U.S., Japan says

North Korea fired an intercontinental ballistic missile that landed near Japanese waters Friday in its second major weapons test this month, South Korea and Japan said. The missile had the potential to reach all of the U.S. mainland, according to Japan’s defense minister. The United States quickly condemned the launch and vowed to take “all … Read more

Asia must not become arena for ‘big power contest,’ says China’s Xi as APEC summit gets underway | CNN

Bangkok, ThailandCNN  —  Chinese leader Xi Jinping has stressed the need to reject confrontation in Asia, warning against the risk of cold war tensions, as leaders gather for the last of three world summits hosted in the region this month. Xi began the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders’ summit in Bangkok by staking out his … Read more